The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank - - 76
Permanent jobs citing DSL 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £19,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £33,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +17.85%
DSL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
146 68 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 18.20% 8.63% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 131 45 66
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,150 £51,459
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing DSL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

DSL
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DSL across the North East region.

DSL Salary Trend in the North East

DSL
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing DSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for DSL.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA